Safety of the LWR

  • Duncan Burn
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series


The ‘overriding requirement for safety precautions’ was recognised from the outset by all concerned with the development of nuclear power plants — in all countries — because the vast quantities of intensely radioactive materials that are generated in the fuel of a reactor during its operation would be immensely dangerous unless they were ‘excluded from the environment’.


Energy Crisis Nuclear Plant Radioactive Nuclide Major Accident Nuclear Power Reactor 
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Notes and References

  1. 13.
    David E. Lilienthal, Change, Hope and the Bomb ( Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963 ) p. 37.Google Scholar

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© Duncan Burn and the Trade Policy Research Centre 1978

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